Get Up and Get Moving: Cardiovascular Benefits For Short Bouts of High Intensity Exercises
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Abstract“Over 340 million children and adolescents worldwide aged 5-‐19 were overweight or obese in 2016.”(1) Becoming obese or overweight can lead to cardiovascular issues that can affect the heart, the blood, or vessels. The heart, blood, and vessels have very important functions for the body and exercising can help improve their functions. Most importantly, short bouts of high intensity exercise is proven to be very beneficial. This type of exercise not only improves cardiovascular health, but it also gets people up and moving. A daily exercise flipbook is attached to encourage the youth and adults to partake in daily physical activity for at least two minutes a day. Its purpose is to reveal how high intensity physical activity can benefit the cardiovascular system and in hopes, reduce the amount of children who are overweight or obese in the world.